Mike's Blog Round Up
August 4, 2021

Forever Wars: Spencer Ackerman laments that he needs a break from the newsroom, perhaps for good.

Election Law Blog: DOJ officials rejected a colleague’s proposal that the Justice Department should intervene on Donald Trump’s behalf in the Georgia election.

Joe.My.God.: Christian Broadcasting Network host David Brody and his guest discuss why government mandates for COVID vaccinations would be like Nazi Germany “experimenting on Jews”…

Zandar Versus the Stupid: …While the Oklahoma GOP chairman said private companies requiring COVID vaccinations are just as bad as the Nazis forcing Jews to wear the yellow Star of David on their clothes.

Speaking of which, your quotes of the day:
"That's the Gestapo in Germany. That shouldn't be the American FBI.” (Newt Gingrich, on the arrest of Trump attorney Michael Cohen, April 12, 2018)

Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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